Food Inspectors

August 2014
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Series 3: Episode 4

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Around half the meat we eat in Britain is chicken. But in the past decade the UK's poultry industry has experienced some fairly unpleasant bugs. Matt reports on the single biggest problem facing the industry - campylobacter. It's a form of food poisoning which is carried in two in every three chickens and can be deadly.
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Series 3: Episode 3

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Britain consumes almost 220,000 tonnes of bacon every year. Chris finds out how mass-produced bacon can be made, while Gaby cooks up the posh stuff. Both types can have the chemical additives sodium nitrite and sodium nitrate added - but what do they do and could they be harmful?
July 2014
1:00:00

Series 3: Episode 2

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After 'Horsegate', Matt Allwright looks at the impact of the scandal and asks where the next big food scandal may be coming from. Even after the crisis, the numbers of trading standards officers nationwide has been cut. Matt speaks to Professor Chris Elliott, who was commissioned by the government to investigate the horsemeat scandal. He thinks that there is potential for fraud in the fish industry as it comes from a complex supply chain.

Series 3: Episode 1

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We've never been more interested in food. The average household spends £5,000 a year on food and drink, but how much do we really know about what ends up on our plates? The Food Inspectors are back and this time the show lifts the lid on Britain's food, revealing the real facts you have a right to know about. Joining the team of Matt Allwright and Chris Hollins is Gaby Roslin.
January 2013

Episode 4

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Newham food hygiene officer Matt investigates 'beds in restaurants'.

Episode 3

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At Gatwick airport, sniffer dog Bindy is on the hunt for meat and dairy products.

Episode 2

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Food inspector Mandy visits a Chinese takeaway not living up to its hygiene rating.

Episode 1

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Inspectors visit a Chinese takeaway where a pet rabbit lives in the food preparation area.
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